Synonyms and Antonyms of crater

  1. 1 to be unsuccessful a time when dot-coms were cratering left and right Synonyms bomb, collapse, fail, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, tank, wash outRelated Words flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destructNear Antonyms cook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, winAntonyms click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out

  2. 2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly the stock price cratered when the company filed for Chapter 11 Synonyms crash, drop, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, tumbleRelated Words abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up

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